[robotics-worldwide] Faculty Position - Biorobotics - Harvard University

Robert Howe howe at seas.harvard.edu
Wed Feb 3 07:31:43 PST 2010


Tenure-track Faculty Position in Biorobotics
at Harvard University

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the Wyss 
Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University 
seek applicants for a tenure-track faculty position. The position will 
be at the level of assistant professor in SEAS in the field of 
Biorobotics. Potential subareas include, but are not limited to, 
animal-inspired robotic systems, bio-inspired adaptive locomotion and 
control, machine learning and robotics, prosthetics and medical or 
rehabilitation robotics, swarm and modular robotics, and human-robot 
interaction.

In addition to a faculty appointment in SEAS, the successful candidate 
will also become a core faculty member of the Wyss Institute, which is 
composed of engineers, scientists, clinicians and theoreticians from 
Harvard, its affiliated hospitals, and other leading academic 
institutions in the Boston/Cambridge region. The Wyss Institute focuses 
on fundamental science-driven technology development in the field of 
Biologically Inspired Engineering.

For additional information, please visit our Websites:
     SEAS: http://www.seas.harvard.edu/
     Wyss Institute: http://wyss.harvard.edu/

Candidates must have the ability to develop a leading research program 
with a focus on technology development and translation. An enthusiasm 
for teaching is essential, and responsibilities will include both core 
undergraduate engineering courses as well as graduate-level courses.

An application, assembled as a single PDF file, should include a 
curriculum vitae, separate two-page statements of research and teaching 
interests, up to three scientific papers, and names and contact 
information for at least three writers of letters of recommendation. 
Applications should be sent to

   biorobotics_search at seas.harvard.edu

Applications will be reviewed beginning February 2010 and will be 
accepted until the position is filled.

Harvard University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.





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